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Accident: 170104186 - Employees' Hands Injured In Press Point Of Operation

Accident: 170104186 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 09/11/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10861765509/19/19903469Am General Corporation
Employee #1 was setting up the press brake in inch mode. Employee #2 was helping him hold a 4 ft piece on the bed. They were holding the piece at an angle to the bed. When the die pushed the piece down on to the bed, it caught both employees' hands between the piece and the bed.
Keywords: die, press brake, caught between, point of operation, hand, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108617655 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Misc. metal & plastic processing machine operators
2 108617655 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Supervisors, production occupations

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